Senior Manager, Accounting

Finance & Accounting | Santa Monica, CA | Full-Time

Travel Required: No | People Manager: Yes

Hulu is a premium streaming TV destination that seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love. We create amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment and technology. We’re looking for great people who are passionate about redefining TV through innovation, unconventional thinking and embracing fun. It’s a mission that takes some serious smart, intense curiosity and determination to be the best.  Come be part of the team that’s powering play.


Hulu’s Finance team is seeking a Senior Manager, Technical Accounting who will be an exceptional addition to our Accounting team. As a Senior Manager, you will work very closely with the Corporate Accounting Director and have direct exposure to the Controller and CFO. The right person for this role is someone who is a self-motivated, adaptive, quick learner who can manage and prioritize an evolving workload in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. If you are someone with the resourcefulness to take on a new project, think through it, and readily grasp the quickest, easiest way to get to the goal, then this is a great role for you.


  • Research technical accounting issues to ensure compliance with Company policy and GAAP guidance on various areas including revenue recognition, leases, investments, goodwill and other matters
  • Work closely with different teams within Finance as well as other departments to understand the nature of their transactions, provide structuring advice, propose acceptable alternatives, and ensure timely completion of white papers
  • Understand, analyze, and write technical white papers for proposed and new accounting standards
  • Identify, assess, and document the accounting implications of non-routine transactions and provide technical guidance on ad hoc company initiatives
  • Review new or amended contracts to identify any potential accounting implications
  • Provide support for the annual financial statement audit and periodic internal audits
  • Manage the Compliance team responsible for maintaining company-wide internal controls
  • Play a key role in general process improvements and process documentation for all facets of the accounting cycle
  • Coach and work with other members of the team on projects


  • 10 years of accounting experience, with at least 5 years in a Big Four public accounting firm
  • Bachelor's degree with a major or emphasis in Accounting from an accredited college or university required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP required
  • Proven process for performing complex technical research and analysis from the problem definition stage through facilitating integration of any new processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work extended hours during critical periods
  • Must be team oriented with a positive attitude and a fit with our Hulu culture


  • Active CPA license
  • Industry experience
  • Currently employed in a role that requires research and documentation of significant, non-routine transactions
  • Strong knowledge of ASC 606: Revenue From Contracts With Customers and ASC 42: Leases a plus

    We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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